Heat index soars to 105 before sea breeze storms

Rain chances reach 60% on Sunday in Orlando area

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain chances will increase Friday through the weekend in Central Florida.

Expect a 50% coverage of afternoon showers and storms on Friday and Saturday and a 60% coverage of rain on Sunday.

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High temperatures will remain in the mid-90s, but it will feel like 100-105 degrees before rain rolls into the region.

The normal high temperature on this date in Orlando is 92. The record high is 97, set in 1919.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 4.72 inches this year.

The tropics are still quiet.

Check back for updates.

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